Economic Development Committee

Agenda

 

Wednesday

November 3, 2021 

Brentwood Town Hall

 

Agenda
 

Open Meeting at 6pm

 

Progress Report - Members

 

Survey Report - Jon Morgan

 

Website Update - Jon Morgan

 

Task Assignments

 

Public Comment 

 

Next Meeting

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DRAFT

Economic Development Committee 

11/3/2021 Minutes

 

In attendance: Bob Rossman, Robert Span, Kristin Aldred-Cheek, Patrick Farrell, Mac Bonafede, Darren Winham, Jon Morgan, Stefanie Beaver-Kizza (alternate), Doug Finan (Public), Kim Leo (public)

 

Meeting called to order at 6:01pm

 

Progress Report:

  • Members discussed ideas, questions, challenges to collecting information regarding the parcels on Arkell Hwy/Rte. 125.  

    • Decision to add spreadsheet columns “Name”, “Owner Operated”, “For Sale”, “Closed”

    • Discussed ensuring no non-public information added to list for privacy considerations

    • Determined Jon will get Google Sheet created through town and shared with members of board to allow for collaboration in real time.

    • Determined Darren will create script to use when engaging with owners

  • Darren asked to make sure Brentwood has a rep at RPC

    • Jon will look into this

  • Pat shared his Key Messages for the Committee’s efforts

 

Survey Report:

  • The town agreed to pay for survey development tool which will be used to build survey and collect responses

  • Jon and Darren shared survey questions with the board.

  • The Board offered several small edits and several additional questions to be added

  • The survey will be updated and shared with the board at the next meeting

  • The survey will be published online, on town website, available in library and Town Hall in hard copy

  • Jon will prepare survey according to board input and bring updated version for next meeting

 

Website Update:

  • The Committee procured www.bringittobrentwood.com as a website to offer information to those interested in relevant developments

  • Jon will develop basic website and offer to board for consideration at next meeting

  • Also need to connect with Karen Clement regarding an Econ. Dev. subpage on the town site

 

Bob offered to get Brentwood demographics data if possible

Stef Beaver offered to help with traffic data

Jon will prep UNH intern submission for consideration for next meeting

 

Public Input:

  • Kim Leo shared idea regarding Brentwood business Facebook page

  • Doug Finan (Planning Board member) shared his support and noted he was impressed with expertise, enthusiasm and direction of the committee


 

Next meeting Nov. 17 6pm Brentwood Town Hall (Sanborn)

 

Meeting adjourned at 7:24pm